Kotkr king of the khyber rifles moviebook acronymfinder. King sat at a box and waited, as if to take dictation, but the mullah, tugging at his beard, grew furious. King of the khyber rifles is getting its second film adaption in this 1953 remake. The project gutenberg ebook of kingof the khyber rifles, by talbot mundy this ebook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. King of the khyber rifleschapter xvii wikisource, the free. It had one of hollywoods most versatile and underrated directors in henry king, a stirring musical score by the great bernard herrmann, plus one of the great matinee idol action stars, tyrone power. Dating from the late nineteenth century the regiment provided the title and setting for a widely read novel, king of the khyber rifles. Great adventure of india freshly arrived sandhursttrained captain alan king, better versed in pashtun then any of the veterans and born locally as army brat, survives an attack on his escort to his northwest frontier province garrison near the khyber pass because of ahmed, a native afridi deserter from the muslim fanatic rebel karram. King of the khyber rifles is an old fashioned adventure, with the sheer joy, colour and exuberance that sometimes seems lacking in many, more modern, adventure films. See the full list of king of the khyber rifles cast and crew including actors, directors, producers and more. King will take his khyber rifles under cover of darkness into the hills and attack the enemy.
You may copy it, give it away or reuse it under the terms of the project gutenberg license included with this ebook or online at. Mar 29, 2008 king of the khyber rifles action adventure set in colonial india. The miracle of 1951 stories from the world of sports. Catala euskara francais italiano nederlands simple english. King of the khyber rifles talbot mundy annotated full version. When by chance his fellow soldiers learn that hes a halfcaste born not far from where theyre serving, they discriminate. King of the khyber rifles 1953 cast and crew moviefone. A tactical level game, simulating the constant struggle between the forces of the raj and their various opponents, e. King of the khyber rifles action adventure set in colonial india. King of the khyber rifles by talbot mundy free at loyal books.
King of the khyber rifles soundtrack from 1954, composed by bernard herrmann. After an adventurous life in various parts of the world he settled in the united states in. Set in colonial india in 1857, tyrone power stars as british army officer captain king. Released by classic soundtrack collector in 2014 containing music from king of the khyber rifles 1954. King of the khyber rifles wikisource, the free online library.
Heavily influenced both by mundys own unsuccessful career in india and by his interest in theosophy, it describes kings adventures among the mostly muslim tribes of the north with the mystical woman adventuress, princess. Rifles are available with white or black strap and your selection of bolt color. So king began to write, in urdu, for reasons of his own. Once again, the king kong rifle is the lightest, strongest, fastest wooden rifle available in the world and comes pre taped by king to save you the time and headache of taping it correctly and is only avilable with a strap. India history sepoy rebellion, 18571858 fiction subject. Kotkr stands for king of the khyber rifles moviebook. Article by dana jung when i was a kid, in between wanting to be spiderman and serving aboard the starship enterprise, i wanted to join the khyber rifles. Mar 18, 2018 the story of captain athelstan king of the british india secret service and his attempt to prevent a germanbacked jihad break out against the british administration in the northwest frontier. The enemy below here is one of the best war movies ever, a chess game of cat and fish not mouse duration. Varese sarabande cd club vcl 1211 1128 country united states format cd release date 27dec2011 box set with 14 cds. Kotkr is defined as king of the khyber rifles moviebook very rarely. They include action movies like king of the khyber rifles, as well as literary adaptations the sun also rises, westerns the gunfighter and musicals carousel.
White comes in to tell the colonel that an afridi is here to speak to capt. Tyrone power is the conflicted, halfindian officer with the khyber rifles, pitched against his stepbrother in this standard cinemascope adventure once again, the rocky landscape of the alabama hills, west of lone pine on route 395, central california is drafted in to represent indias khyber pass, with the snowtopped sierra nevadas as the himalayas. King of the khyber rifles tyrone power, michael rennie youtube. Alan king tyrone power is a british army captain serving in india.
King of the khyber rifles king of the khyber rifles, published in 1916, is a rousing tale of adventure on the northwest frontier on india. He was twice nominated for the best director oscar. This is a spy thriller par excellance filled with romance and action, set first in india and then in the exotic area of the khyber pass and khinjan in pakistan and afghanistan generally the northeastern area of englands then indian empire or raj. King of the khyber rifles film online gratis henry king wikipedia. Afghan native irregulars and regulars and the fierce pathan tribesmen, of the northwest frontier. With tyrone power, terry moore, michael rennie, john justin. Tyrone power, terry moore, michael rennie, john justin. A british officer trains the khyber rifles regiment, but being half indian, encounters the prejudice of his fellow officers. The british launched an expedition to avenge that defeat, and that led to another campaign in central asias great game. King of the khyber rifles 1953 henry king synopsis. Written in 1916 and set in the period at the beginning of the first world war, it positively reeks with the white mans burden of maintaining rule over. King of the khyber rifles wont rank among the greats of english literature, but it is an enjoyable romp through the myths of the british empires glory days before reality came crashing in.
He is attached to the khyber rifles regiment as a cover, but his real job is to prevent a holy war. The afridi is the same one who saved man british lives by alerting capt. King of the khyber rifles talbot mundy audiobook and. King directed the first of his more than 100 films in 1915. Find king of the khyber rifles nonusa format, pal, reg. King of the khyber rifles by talbot mundy free at loyal. Khyber rifles is a twoplayer game of that fateful year in afghanistan. Librivox recording of king of the kyber rifles, by talbot mindy. To stop a holy war singlehanded would be rather like stopping the windpossibly easy enough, if one knew the way. Editions of king of the khyber rifles by talbot mundy. King of the khyber rifles by talbot mundy takes place at the beginning of world war i. He is attached to the khyber rifles regiment as a cover, but his real job is to prevent a holy.
King of the khyber rifles prelude by bernard herrmann. Athelstan king is a british secret agent stationed in india at the beginning of wwi. The khyber pass scenes were shot in the alabama hills, lone pine, california. King of the khyber rifles talbot mundy annotated full version of great classics work ebook. It had one of hollywoods most versatile and underrated. The khyber rifles is a paramilitary force forming part of the modern pakistani paramilitarys frontier corps. Sent to the threatened garrison post of peshawar he is shunned by his fellow officers because he is half indian. His films show a wide range range of subject and style. A halfcaste british officer in 19thcentury india battles the prejudices of both his army colleagues and the local populace while trying to help put down a rebellion led by a greedy local ruler. Buy king of khyber rifles by talbot mundy from amazons fiction books store. Balboa discoverer of the pacific ocean great lives. Set in colonial india in 1857, tyrone power stars as british army.
Nothing spins like, or lasts as long as a king kong rifle. The author, talbot mundy 18791940, was born in england. The khyber pass region between afghanistan and pakistan is the home to some real gun enthusiasts. Terry moore, tyrone power on poster art, 1953, tm and copyright. The story of captain athelstan king of the british india secret service and his attempt to prevent a germanbacked jihad break out against the british administration in the northwest frontier. It looks fabulous in cinemascope and technicolor, the dialogue is snappy, the sets and costumes detailed, the music rousing, there are exciting fights and some romance. King of the khyber rifles 1953 dvd region 1 playable in north america the us, canada, mexico, etc. The period depicted here is the mid 1870s through the early 1880s. King of the khyber rifles is a 1953 adventure film directed by henry king and starring tyrone. Over the years, i only recall 2 screenings in my neck of the woods on italian. Get your kindle here, or download a free kindle reading app. These artisans if they can be called that can take a railroad rail, some old wood and scrap and with a motley collection of files, broken hammers and old vises can turn out something they can shoot at their neighbors or foreign invaders. King of the khyber rifles prelude by bernard herrmann youtube. Focusing on a relationship between a halfcaste and a white girl was, in the early 1950s, an original cinematic theme, and king of the khyber rifles was unique for presenting it in adventure.
Britannia in afghanistan in 1842 afghan rebels destroyed a british army as it tried to fight its way from kabul to the safety of the khyber pass. We had seen this really cool movie on the late show called king of the khyber rifles, and it was full of adventure, romance, and exotic locales. Narcotics control division pakistan intelligence agencies. King kong rifles are spun by the absolute best preformers in the world. Mar 15, 2012 king of the khyber rifles wont rank among the greats of english literature, but it is an enjoyable romp through the myths of the british empires glory days before reality came crashing in. The scenarios are primarily hypothetical occurrences that are representative of the actions that took.
How is king of the khyber rifles moviebook abbreviated. Presented for the first time on dvd in the uk, king of the khyber rifles is a classic action adventure by legendary hollywood director henry king the black. King of the khyber rifles wikisource, the free online. Jan 07, 2017 king sat at a box and waited, as if to take dictation, but the mullah, tugging at his beard, grew furious. King of the khyber rifleschapter xvii wikisource, the. Extra supplies for your kong rifles designs by king. This novel was also the basis for john fords the black watch 1929. King lay lazily on the cushions of a firstclass carriage in the rear, utterly absorbed in the principles of antiseptic dressing, as if that had anything to do with prussians and the khyber pass.643 869 1290 996 505 1387 1136 1334 1429 204 1331 957 379 144 592 252 132 982 632 450 1038 1278 1345 412 129 797 251 761 128 1006 809 1177 70 1246 1443 77 750 765 1549 1440 875 580 1351 684 124 426 1218 1425 692 56